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Governor: 2 inmates must have taken days to pull off escape

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — Two murderers who used power tools to escape from prison must have taken days to cut through steel walls and pipes and break …

New test uses a single drop of blood to reveal entire history of viral infections

Immunology,Science,Medical research,Biochemistry and molecular biology,Aids and HIV,Hepatitis C,Biology<p>Cheap and rapid test allows doctors to access list of every virus that has infected or continues to infect a patient, and could transform disease detection<p>Researchers have developed a cheap and …

Elliptic Labs Launches Ultra-Fast Touchless Mobile Gesturing

Elliptic Labs, which specializes in ultrasonic touchless gesturing for consumer electronics, has announced what it calls “Ultra-fast Ultra-far Interaction” — meaning super fast speed coupled with a larger field of response for its touchless gesture technology.<p>Ultrasound signals sent through the air …

9 Giant Lego Animals

You can jazz up your garden in lots of ways: A bench; a tasteful birdbath; a storm-resistant lawn gnome.<br>Or a bison that’s the size of an NBA player and is made of 45,143 Legos.<p>Artist Sean Kenney’s solo exhibition, <i>Nature Connects</i>, is touring botanical gardens and zoos all over the U.S. It features …

Powerful photos capture chaotic moments after East Village blast

Nathan Blaney had just walked into the East Village bar Bull McCabe's on Friday when he heard the blast.<p>The photographer, who shot the events of …

Man Transforms His Home Into A Cat Paradise For Maximum Kitty Fun

Since the 1990s, home builder Peter Cohen has spent tens of thousands of dollars transforming his Goleta, Calif., house into a kitty paradise for his many rescue cats.<p>The result? One awesomely purr-fect pad.<p>Home design website Houzz details just how Cohen turned his home into a cat playground. He’s …

Handimals – Italian Artist Can Turn His Hands into Incredibly Realistic Animals

Award-winning Italian artist Guido Daniele has an exceptional talent – he can transform human hands into ‘handimals’, hyper-realistic animal …

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Geometric Pattern Installation

For nearly 25 years the Austrian artist Peter Kogler creates huge installations with geometric patterns that challenge constantly the space in which …

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More mysterious holes are appearing in Siberia — and scientists are freaked out

“Urgent” research is needed to understand the phenomenon, scientists say, which could worsen with global warming<p>Back in the days when the world's attention wasn't entirely transfixed by the color of a dress, there was another mystery afoot, of a grander and, some would say, more frightening scale. …

Mr. Incredibeard Is Back With New Epic Beards

Remember when we wrote about Mr. Incredibeard and the epic beard sculptures he made on his face? Well, he’s back with more over-the-top beard-dos.<p>Mr. …

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First look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, coming to the U.S. April 10

You won't have to wait much longer for the biggest Android release of the year. The Samsung Galaxy S6 — along with its brother, the Galaxy S6 Edge — …

Apple’s special gold isn’t so special after all

All week, it’s been reported that Apple is using a “new gold” in the gold Apple Watch Edition. According to Bloomberg, Slate, Gizmodo and many others, Apple has patented a new process to create a “metal matrix composite” by mixing gold with ceramic particles.<p>The composite supposedly allows Apple to …

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

LG Watch Urbane Hands On & First Impressions!

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These bionic suits are changing the lives of people who never thought they'd walk again

Retired Army sergeant Theresa Hannigan lost the use of her legs as a result of her time in the service. More than seven years ago, Matthew Tilford suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist below.<p>Today, both Theresa and Matthew are walking again thanks to the game-changing …

DARPA Is Working on Prosthetics That Will Let Amputees Feel Again

The techno wizards at the government’s Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) want upper-limb amputees to feel the sensation of touch again.<p>…

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much of the modern music revolution: From vinyl to …

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Jihadists are turning to the 'Dark Web' to avoid being tracked down by authorities

Apart from recent orders given to fighters to limit their exposure, erase the footprint of their online activity and avoid revealing too many place names or faces, the Islamic State and Al-Nusra Front groups are increasingly using the "Dark Web" -- the hidden part of the Internet protected by …

This year's Oscar-nominated films get new, brutally honest poster designs

Honestly, they're just saying what we've all been thinking during Oscar season.<p>College Humor redesigned posters for 2015's Oscar-nominated films with …

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